The party, captured by slaver bandits, awakes in a cave tied to iron rings in the wall. They break free of their fetters, and overwhelm the two bandits guarding them. They then set a trap for the remainder that are in the remainder of the cave, and begin picking them off. Entering the cave, the bandits have fled, leaving 2 other prisoners, Tiva and Joyce Amer behind. Ragnarok leaves the party to take one of the back to town to administer justice.
The party frees the two girls and they follow the bandits down a trap door and out another secret exit. Trying to track the bandits, the party follows them Southwest until the tracks split. The party goes north, and comes upon the camp of one of the groups.
As Mucci and Xi Jun mourn the loss of the ranger, Iris, Tiva, Joyce Amer, and Al Sevan come walking up, having run into Al Sevan who was out searching for his friend. Al Sevan is distraught at Al Sah-him’s death and the party gives Sah-him a burial. Iris decides that he should head back to his home forest and attempt to rebuild his tribe. Tiva decides to follow him, and they leave the party to travel south.